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  • Miller-Uibo shortlisted for IAAF Athlete of the Year accolcade

    November 21, 2018 12:50 AM 5

    Caribbean athlete, the Bahamian star Shaunae Miller-Uibo is among the five finalists shortlisted for the 2018 IAAF Female Athlete of the Year award. Miller was unbeaten across five events in 15 races including a 200m/4x100m double at the IAAF Continental Cup in 2018 and also had the world lead and three wins at 400m with the world's fastest time since

  • Grange announces new boards for IPL, INSPORTS and SDF

    November 19, 2018 9:36 PM 9

    Sports Minister Olivia Grange, has announced the appointment of members of the Board of Directors of Independence Park Limited, the Institute of Sports and the Sports Development Foundation. The appointments are for a period of two years with effect from Monday, November 12, 2018. Independence Park's new board is chaired by the Honourable Michael Fennell

  • Half centuries for Hope, Powell

    November 19, 2018 5:00 AM 4

    Shai Hope and Kieran Powell struck half-centuries on the opening day of the two-day tour match here yesterday as the Windies geared up for next week's first Test against Bangladesh. Opting to bat first against a Bangladesh Cricket Board XI, the Windies ended the day at the MA Aziz Stadium on 303 for six, with Hope top-scoring with 88 and Powell getting

  • Ricketts ready to correct U-20 woes

    November 19, 2018 5:00 AM 6

    Still reeling from the misfortune of the Jamaica Under-20 team that exited the CONCACAF Under-20 Championship and, by extension, the FIFA Under-20 World Cup qualifiers recently, Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president Michael Ricketts has already taken steps to ensure that there is no recurrence of the incidents that led to the team's demise, he told The Gleaner

  • New law promotes civics education in US public schools

    November 18, 2018 5:18 AM 11

    BOSTON, Massachusetts (AP) — A new state law encourages civics education in public schools with the goal of giving students a better understanding of how the nation's political system works and their place in it. Republican Governor Charlie Baker was joined by Democratic legislative leaders as he signed the bill on Thursday November 8. Among other things

  • Portugal advance to UEFA Nations League Finals

    November 18, 2018 5:00 AM 15

    Portugal drew 0-0 with Italy yesterday to pick up the point they needed to qualify for the UEFA Nations League finals and confirm them as hosts of the first Final Four in June. Ronaldo is taking a break from the national team and wasn't present at San Siro just as he wasn't in Portugal's first two Nations League matches both of which they won. Poland

  • More changes coming to Walker Cup

    November 17, 2018 5:00 AM 13

    Competitions Officer of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA), George Forbes, revealed that more changes could be coming to the Walker Cup competition next season. This season saw the third placed teams of each Manning Cup group contesting the tournament, a departure from the past format, which saw top two teams contesting for the knockout

  • Windies women inch closer to semis at ICC World T20

    November 16, 2018 12:36 AM 10

    The West Indies women are now just one win away from a spot in the semi-final of the ICC World Twenty20 Championship after racking-up win number two in Group 'A' in St Lucia on Wednesday evening. The Windies turned in another good bowling performance to beat South Africa by 31 runs and go top of the group with 4 points. The batting department once again

  • Bennett revels in Hydel's Walker Cup win

    November 15, 2018 5:00 AM 7

    Hydel coach Corey Bennett said the team was fuelled by those who saw them as pushovers. "Many persons were talking before the game, saying is we dem want, dem get di right team. Well, I hope dem belly full now, two love" he said with a smirk after the game. "We're not showing off. We let the ball do the work. We had a poor first half. Half-time helped

  • Real Madrid stick with Solari

    November 14, 2018 4:52 AM 8

    The club said yesterday it is sticking with Santiago Solari, giving him a permanent contract until June 2021. Solari was appointed as the interim coach about two weeks ago to replace the fired Julen Lopetegui and was rewarded with a long-term deal after leading the team to four straight victories, putting it back on track in the Spanish league and the Champions